RV Adventures with Bug Smacker

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So once again we took a gamble and decided to try and get into Tamarack on our way to the beach. It is a good half-way stopping point between our home and Myrtle Beach. We only needed a safe, quiet place to spend the night and Tamarack usually fits the bill. As we pulled into the service station below, feeling extremely tired after several hours of driving, we noticed it was packed. There were literally a hundred Big-Rigs parking there for the night. Scattered in between them were even a …

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Its still winter up here, where is spring? Harrisville State Park is a great place if you are lucky enough to get a site right on the lake shore. This time of year is great for us. The park is still relatively empty and it is a lot easier maneuvering our rig into some of these smaller campsites that are at these older state parks. With the chill in the air during the day and the cold nights, we didn’t spend a lot of time outdoors on this trip. But, …

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The new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Specs are online now. Here is the LINK. I had heard these new trucks were going to tow more but as those of you who own 5th wheels like myself know, its all about the payload. So let’s dig in and see what this thing has to offer. If we start with the looks, like everyone else I have my personal opinion. Every photo I see online displays the new trucks a little differently. For now, I will just set my opinion aside until I …

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Here is a list of repairs I made myself to our new Keystone Montana 3120RL in the first year that we have now owned it. Added (Caterpillar hydraulic oil additive, CAT part number 1U-9891) to reduce hydraulics jacks popping noise Replaced damaged HDMI cable Replace defective cabinet speaker Fix loose window valance Replace all cabinet hinge screws Repair refrigerator latch Refasten convenience center lid Add screws to indoor steps that squeak Refasten kitchen light Replace missing ceiling fan blade screws Add missing hose washer in tank sprayer connection Secure loose …

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The Bug Smacker had to make a trip to the dealership for some necessary warranty repairs. I hate to air my dirty laundry and drag up these problems because this has actually been a really good trailer so far compared to other trailers we have had in the past. Here is a list of items that needed attention and what the dealership did about them. Problem: Broken rear AC cover. Solution: Replaced cover. Problem: Nick in the kitchen vinyl flooring. Solution: Sealed damaged area. Problem: Noisy propane tank regulator. Solution: Replaced regulator. Problem: Toilet …

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